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BREAKING NEWS CLIP CROSSTALK WX TEASE-2SH-WX GFX
HEADLINES------------- NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIP
HL1) SOCHI THREAT NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-SAT 3 TOPS
HL2) STORAGE UNIT LIVING-VO-WIPE TS1) MOTORCYLIST DIED MIDPOINT BRIDGE-VOTOPS
HL3) DOES TOO MUCH EQUALITY IN A RELATIONSHIP KILL TS2) STORAGE UNIT LIVING ARREST-VOTOPS
WX HL-WX WALL TS3) CHARLES NAVE-SS-VOTOPS
MOTORCYLIST DIED MIDPOINT BRIDGE-TRX-2-SHOT SHOOTING-TRX-OC-SS
STORAGE UNIT LIVING ARREST-TRX-2-SHOT LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-TRX-VO
STORAGE UNIT LIVING ARREST-REM LIVE CUFFS RESCUE CAUGHT ON TAPE-2-SHOT
STORAGE UNIT LIVING ARREST-VO CUFFS RESCUE CAUGHT ON TAPE-PKG
STORAGE UNIT LIVING ARREST-REM LIVE AARON HERNANDEZ COURT-TRX-VO
LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-OC SS(2) DAD'S PLEA GETS FACEBOOK ACCESS-OC-SOTVO
FL MOVIE THEATER SHOOTING-TRX, SS, VO DAD'S PLEA GETS FACEBOOK ACCESS-SOTVO
CHARLES NAVE-TRX-OC-VO-SS SELFIE WITH CADAVER-OC SS
TIGHT SECURITY SOCHI-TRX-VO ADULT PARTY AT CHILDREN'S PLACE-VO
TSA BANS CARRY ON LIQUIDS-VO ADULT PARTY AT CHILDREN'S PLACE-SOT(2)VO
FARM BILL OBAMA-TRX-VO DIARRHEA DEFENSE-VO
UNEMPLOYMENT VOTE FAILS-TRX-VOTOPS DIARRHEA DEFENSE-SOTVO
GW BUSH STILL TO BLAME FOR ECONOMY-TRX-VO CONTROVERSIAL SIGN-CLIP SOTVO
JOBS REPORT-TRX-OC SLEEP WALKING UNDIES MAN-TRX-VOTOPS
CRUISE SHIP OUTBREAK NEW STRAIN-TRX-VO SLEEP WALKING UNDIES MAN-SOTVO
WINTER WEATHER CONTINUES-TRX-VOTOPS PHOTOG ALMOST HIT-TRX-VOTOPS
I75 CONSTRUCTION-OC SS VO NAPLES NEWSMAKER-2 SHOT
SANIBEL DREDGING-TRX-OC NAPLES NEWSMAKER-PKG
COLLIER WATER CHANGE-TRX-SSTOPS ECIGS LATEST-TRX-VOTOPS
TEASE ONE-2-SHOT TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT
TZ1 A DOES TOO MUCH EQUALITY IN A RELATIONSHIP KIL TZ 5 A SAYING GOODBYE TO JAY LENO-VO-WIPE
WEATHER TEASE-WX ID TZ5 B INSIDE SOCHI'S HOTTEST SPOTS AT THE OLYMPICS
DOES TOO MUCH EQUALITY IN A RELATIONSHIP KILL THE WEATHER TEASE-WX ID
DOES TOO MUCH EQUALITY IN A RELATIONSHIP KILL THE SAYING GOODBYE TO JAY LENO-2-SHOT
TEASE TWO-2-SHOT SAYING GOODBYE TO JAY LENO-PKG
TZ1 A BRANOVATIONS LAWSUIT-VO STORM WARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP
CURIOSITY FIRST PICTURE OF EARTH-VOTOPS CROSSTALK-CAM 9 WX EST
STORMWARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP FORECAST-WX WALL
CROSSTALK INTO WX-CAM 9 WX EST INSIDE SOCHI'S HOTTEST SPOTS AT THE OLYMPICS-2-SHO
FORECAST-WXWALL INSIDE SOCHI'S HOTTEST SPOTS AT THE OLYMPICS-PKG
BRANOVATIONS LAWSUIT-TRX-OC-VO-OC IRS SMARTPHONE APP-VO
ACCUSED MOLESTER ALLEGATIONS-OC SS WALMART TABLET TRADE IN-VO
SAVE A LOT ROBBERY-VO MEN EXPECT MORE ON VDAY-VO
CAPE CORAL SMASH & GRAB-TRX-VOTOPS TEASE SIX-2-SHOT
SULLIVAN RECOUNT-VO TZ5 A OPRAH BROADWAY-VO
SGT WILSON ROAD-OC-SS-VO FINAL CHECK OF STOCKS-SAT 3 FULL
LIGHTING DETECTION-VO HOFFMAN FUNERAL-VO
FL TRACKS AND TRAILS-TRX-VOTOPS BIEBER FELONY VANDALISM CHARGE-VO
TEASE THREE-2-SHOT OPRAH BROADWAY-VO
TZ2 A MAKE UP FREE SHOOT-VO-WIPE ROSIE ON THE VIEW-2SH SS
SCARJO, KATE WINSLET, JULIA ROBERTS & OPRAH GO MAK TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS
SCARJO, KATE WINSLET, JULIA ROBERTS & OPRAH GO MAK TS1) MOTORCYLIST DIED MIDPOINT BRIDGE-VOTOPS
TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT TS2) STORAGE UNIT LIVING ARREST-VOTOPS
TZ4 A LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-VO-WIPE TS3) CHARLES NAVE-SS-VOTOPS
TZ4 B DAD'S PLEA GETS FACEBOOK ACCESS-SOTVOTOPS CLOSE-2SH-AWS ANI
TZ4 C DIARRHEA DEFENSE-VOTOPS  


BREAKING NEWS CLIP


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HEADLINES-------------


THE WORLD IS WATCHING.

ALL EYES ON SOCHI THIS MORNING

WE TAKE YOU ON A TOUR OF THE TOWN.

BEFORE TODAY'S OPENING CEREMONIES

AS CHILD LOCKED IN A STORAGE UNIT--

SCREAMING FOR HELP.

INSIDE.ALCOHOL, CIGARETTES AND A BUCKET!

WHERE MOM IS TODAY.

AND WHO'S TRYING TO GET THE TODDLER.

MORE IN A LIVE REPORT

AND YOU WANT THE PERFECT PARTNER.

BUT IS BEING TOO HELPFUL. HURTING YOUR MARRIAGE

WHY YOU MAY JUST WANT TO SAY NO TO DOING THOSE DISHES. Return to index of stories...


HL1) SOCHI THREAT


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HL2) STORAGE UNIT LIVING-VO-WIPE


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HL3) DOES TOO MUCH EQUALITY IN A RELATIONSHIP KILL


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WX HL-WX WALL


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MOTORCYLIST DIED MIDPOINT BRIDGE-TRX-2-SHOT


NEW UPDATE THIS MORNING.

ABC SEVEN IS LEARNING.

THE MAN INVOLVED IN A MOTORCYCLE CRASH WEDNESDAY, HAS DIED.

WE JUST GOT OFF THE PHONE WITH LEE MEMORIAL --

THEY TELL US RUSTIN DAY DIED THURSDAY.

THIS WAS THE SCENE WEDNESDAY MORNING, ON THE MIDPOINT BRIDGE.

POLICE SAY THE 25 YEAR OLD. SLAMMED INTO A CAR ON THE BRIDGE.

OFFICERS BELIEVE SPEEDING AND DRUGS OR ALCOHOL, WERE FACTORS IN THIS CRASH. Return to index of stories...


STORAGE UNIT LIVING ARREST-TRX-2-SHOT


A COLLIER COUNTY TODDLER WAKING UP THIS MORNING IN DCF CUSTODY-- HIS MOM WAKING UP IN JAIL.

THEY WERE LIVING IN DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS. INSIDE AN EAST NAPLES STORAGE UNIT.

BUT THIS MORNING---- THE BOY COULD BE RELEASED BACK TO HIS FAMILY.

ABC 7'S SAM SWEENEY COVERING ALL ANGLES OF THIS STORY-- HE JOINS US LIVE. SAM WHAT DID DEPUTIES FIND INSIDE THAT STORAGE UNIT. Return to index of stories...


STORAGE UNIT LIVING ARREST-REM LIVE


CHANCE --AMY.

THERE WAS A MATTRESS, A FUTON, AND A DRESSER. BUT MUCH MORE DISTURBING. A BUCKET FILLED WITH FECES--- SWARMING WITH FLIES.

THE TODDLER HADN'T BEEN CHANGED IN SOME TIME AND HAD ONLY A FEW CRACKERS TO EAT. Return to index of stories...


STORAGE UNIT LIVING ARREST-VO


AFTER BEING DISCOVERED BY ANOTHER TENANT THE CHILD WOULDN'T COME OUT OF THE UNIT UNTIL HE WAS OFFERED A DRINK OF WATER.

THIS MORNING INVESTIGATORS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHY THIS MOTHER WAS LIVING THERE AND FOR HOW LONG.

IN HER COURT APPEARANCE LATE YESTERDAY SHE SAID SHE TRIED TO GO TO MATTHEWS HOUSE BUT IT WAS FULL.

NBC TWO CAUGHT UP WITH HER DAD. HE TELLS US HES NOT SURPRISED BY THE NEWS AND THAT SHES SUFFERED FROM ALCOHOL ADDICTION FOR SOMETIME.

HE SAYS DCF CONTACTED HIM AND HE WILL BE PICKING UP THE CHILD AT SOME POINT. Return to index of stories...


STORAGE UNIT LIVING ARREST-REM LIVE


THIS STORAGE UNIT IS SUPERVISED 24 HOURS A DAY--- AND STRICTLY PROHIBITS ANYONE FROM LIVING THERE.

WE TRIED TO QUESTION THE ON DUTY MANAGER---- HE REFUSED TO COMMENT ON ANYTHING.

LIVE IN EAST NAPLES SAM SWEENEY ABC 7. Return to index of stories...


LEHIGH DEATH INVESTIGATION-OC SS(2)


THIS MORNING WE'RE LEARNING THE NAME OF THE MAN FOUND DEAD IN LEHIGH ACRES WEDNESDAY.

*NOW A HOMELESS PERSON IS UNDER ARREST FOR HIS MURDER.

MARTIN EELMAN IS DEAD.

HIS BODY FOUND IN A FIELD. BEHIND BUSINESSES ON LEE BOULEVARD. HE WAS HOMELESS.

DEPUTIES SAY JAMES VAUGHN, ALSO HOMELESS KILLED HIM. HE'S NOW IN CUSTODY. CHARGED WITH SECOND DEGREE MURDER. Return to index of stories...


FL MOVIE THEATER SHOOTING-TRX, SS, VO


DEVELOPING THIS MORNING --

A BOND HEARING CONTINUES TODAY. IN THE CASE OF THE FORMER TAMPA POLICE OFFICER. WHO KILLED ANOTHER MAN, DURING A MOVIE.

CURTIS REEVES PLEADED NOT GUILTY. TO SECOND DEGREE MURDER ON WEDNESDAY.

THE STATE SAYS THE 71-YEAR-OLD. SHOT CHAD OULSON AFTER AN ARGUMENT OVER TEXTING.

THURSDAY'S HEARING, INCLUDED EIGHT HOURS OF TESTIMONY.

AN EMOTIONAL AND LONG DAY --

THE JUDGE TOLD BOTH SIDES. THEY *MUST* FINISH TODAY.

REEVES IS BEING HELD WITHOUT BOND. Return to index of stories...


CHARLES NAVE-TRX-OC-VO-SS


NEW THIS MORNING --

IT'S DEADLINE DAY FOR A MAN CONVICTED OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.

CHARLES NAVE MUST TURN HIMSELF INTO U-S MARSHALLS BY THE END OF THE DAY.

ACCORDING TO A PLEA AGREEMENT, NAVE KNOWINGLY DISTRIBUTED CHILD PORNOGRAPHY OVER THE INTERNET TO AN UNDERCOVER AGENT.

HE WAS SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS. Return to index of stories...


TIGHT SECURITY SOCHI-TRX-VO


SECURITY IS TIGHTENING FURTHER IN SOCHI. ON THE DAY OF OPENING CEREMONIES.

BLIMPS WERE SEEN IN THE AIR. AS POLICE AND SECURITY FORCES. WERE DEPLOYED TODAY.

SOME WERE ON HORSEBACK.

OTHER SECURITY MEASURES. INCLUDED ANTI-AIRCRAFT MISSILES, NEAR THE OLYMPIC VENUES.

RUSSIA HAS SAID THE WINTER GAMES, ARE AS SAFE AS ANY PLACE IN THE WEST.

INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES WARN. MILITANT ATTACKS, ARE STILL POSSIBLE. Return to index of stories...


TSA BANS CARRY ON LIQUIDS-VO


AND WHILE SECURITY IN RUSSIA IS TIGHTENING UP--

SO ARE AIRLINE POLICIES FOR THOSE HEADED THERE.

THE T-S-A HAS TEMPORARILY BANNED CARRY-ON LIQUIDS ON FLIGHTS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND RUSSIA.

THE BAN INCLUDES--

GELS--

AEROSOLS--

AND POWDERS.

THIS IS A RESPONSE TO INFORMATION REPORTED WEDNESDAY THAT TERRORISTS MIGHT CONCEAL EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS IN TOOTHPASTE AND COSMETIC TUBES.

PASSENGERS WILL ALSO BE ALLOWED TO BOARD WITH PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS. Return to index of stories...


FARM BILL OBAMA-TRX-VO


HAPPENING TODAY.

PRESIDENT OBAMA. WILL SIGN THE FARM BILL INTO LAW.

IT COSTS MORE THAN. ONE-TRILLION DOLLARS. OVER TEN YEARS.

AND CUT ABOUT EIGHT-BILLION DOLLARS. FROM THE FOOD STAMP PROGRAM.

AND STOP DIRECT CASH SUBSIDIES, TO SOME FARMERS.

IT'S OFFICIALLY CALLED. THE AGRICULTURE ACT OF 20-14.

PRESIDENT OBAMA WILL SIGN THE BILL. DURING A TRIP TO MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY Return to index of stories...


UNEMPLOYMENT VOTE FAILS-TRX-VOTOPS


SENATE REPUBLICANS ONCE AGAIN, VOTED DOWN A PROPOSAL. TO RESTORE LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.

THIS IS THE SECOND TIME. DEMOCRATS HAVE TRIED TO PUSH FORWARD A BILL TO REINSTATE FEDERAL ASSISTANCE.

WHEN THE PROGRAM EXPIRED IN LATE DECEMBER, 1.7 MILLION AMERICANS, LOST UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.

DEMOCRATS SAY THEY WILL TRY AGAIN. Return to index of stories...


GW BUSH STILL TO BLAME FOR ECONOMY-TRX-VO


MORE AMERICANS STILL BLAME FORMER PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH AND THE REPUBLICANS FOR THE POOR ECONOMY. THAN PRESIDENT OBAMA AND THE DEMOCRATS.

IN A NEW POLL---44-PERCENT SAY BUSH AND THE REPUBLICANS ARE AT FAULT.

ONLY A THIRD OF THE PUBLIC BELIEVES PRESIDENT OBAMA AND THE DEMOCRATS ARE PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COUNTRY'S CURRENT ECONOMIC PROBLEMS.

ABOUT 14 PERCENT BLAME BOTH PARTIES EQUALLY. Return to index of stories...


JOBS REPORT-TRX-OC


A SURPRISINGLY WEAK JOB REPORT OUT THIS MORNING.

THE LABOR DEPARTMENT SAYS EMPLOYERS ADDED ONLY 113 THOUSAND JOBS LAST MONTH.

THAT'S 81 THOUSAND LESS THAN THE AVERGAE MONTHLY GAIN FOR ALL OF LAST YEAR.

THE GOOD NEWS.THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS DOWN TO 6-POINT 6 PERCENT.

THE LOWEST SINCE OCTOBER OF 2008. Return to index of stories...


CRUISE SHIP OUTBREAK NEW STRAIN-TRX-VO


A NEW STRAIN OF STOMACH BUG. WAS THE VIRUS RESPONSIBLE. FOR ALMOST 700 RECENT ILLNESSES ON A CARIBBEAN CRUISE SHIP.

THE NEW SYDNEY STRAIN OF NOROVIRUS. RAVAGED THE ROYAL CARIBBEAN, EXPLORER OF THE SEAS.

VOMITTING, DIARRHEA.

ONE OF THE BIGGEST CRUISE OUTBREAKS, IN THE LAST 20 YEARS. Return to index of stories...


WINTER WEATHER CONTINUES-TRX-VOTOPS


HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE STILL IN THE DARK.

TWO DAYS AFTER AN ICE STORM DOWNED POWER LINES AND TREES.

FORECASTERS SAY THE COLD WEATHER GRIPPING THE MID-ATLANTIC WILL STAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

UTILITY COMPANIES SAY THEY HOPE TO HAVE MOST CUSTOMERS BACK ONLINE BY THE END OF TODAY.

BUT FOR SOME IT MAY TAKE A FEW MORE DAYS. Return to index of stories...


I75 CONSTRUCTION-OC SS VO


CHANGE OF PLANS.

A TRAFFIC ALERT. IS SUPPOSED TO END THIS WEEK ON I-75 IN LEE COUNTY. WON'T BE DONE JUST YET.

NORTHBOUND LANES OF A BUSY STRETCH, WILL BE CLOSED AGAIN NEXT WEEK.

LAST NIGHT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE THE END OF CLOSURES.

BUT NOW THEY'LL GO THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. BETWEEN ALICO AND DANIELS. WERE JUST CLOSED OFF.

CREWS NEED TO FINISH INSTALLING BEAMS. ON THE DIRECT CONNECT TO THE AIRPORT.

GET OFF ON DANIELS / ALICO. AND TAKE TREELINE. TO THE NEXT EXIT.

CRANE ISSUES ARE WHY EXTRA TIME IS NEEDED. Return to index of stories...


SANIBEL DREDGING-TRX-OC


STARTING TODAY. SANIBEL WILL START DREDGING. THE CHANNEL TO THE SHELL HARBOR SUBDIVISION.

THE CHANNEL WILL STAY OPEN.

BUT TRAFFIC WILL OCCASIONALLY HAVE TO STOP.

BOATERS. HEADS UP. This COULD TAKE A FEW WEEKS TO FINISH. Return to index of stories...


COLLIER WATER CHANGE-TRX-SSTOPS


NEW THIS MORNING.

STARTING TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 21ST. THE COLLIER COUNTY WATER DEPARTMENT,

WILL DISINFECT THE WATER WITH FREE CHLORINE, NOT *COMBINED CHLORINE.

THIS TEMPORARY CHANGE WILL NOT CAUSE ANY HEALTH EFFECTS.

YOU MAY NOTICE A CHANGE IN THE TASTE AND ODOR OF WATER.

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TEASE ONE-2-SHOT


DO YOU FEEL EQUAL TO YOUR PARTNER?

DO YOU FEEL LIKE YOU DO TOO MUCH----TAKING CARE OF THE KIDS AND CLEANING THE HOUSE.

BUT IS BEING TOO HELPFUL. HURTING YOUR MARRIAGE

WHY YOU MAY JUST WANT TO SAY NO TO DOING THOSE DISHES. Return to index of stories...


TZ1 A DOES TOO MUCH EQUALITY IN A RELATIONSHIP KIL


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


DOES TOO MUCH EQUALITY IN A RELATIONSHIP KILL THE


RELATIONSHIPS CAN BE DIFFICULT WHEN YOU ADD KIDS AND CHORES.

THE MODERN PHENOMENON OF COUPLES WHO INSIST ON HAVING EQUALITY IN THEIR RELATIONSHIP.

BAZI KANANI TELLS US WHY SAYING NO MAY HELP YOUR RELATIONSHIP. Return to index of stories...


DOES TOO MUCH EQUALITY IN A RELATIONSHIP KILL THE


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TEASE TWO-2-SHOT


IT'S THE BATTLE OF THE BRAS --

A NAPLES COMPANY FIGHTING FOR ITS PRODUCT. THEY SAY THEY CREATED **FIRST**

BUT THEY'RE NOT GOING AGAINST JUST ANY COMPANY --

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TZ1 A BRANOVATIONS LAWSUIT-VO


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CURIOSITY FIRST PICTURE OF EARTH-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS,

NASA RELEASED THE FIRST-EVER VIEW OF THE EARTH FROM THE SURFACE OF MARS.

YOU HAVE TO LOOK CLOSELY.

IT WAS TAKEN BY THE ROVER CURIOSITY LAST MONTH. ABOUT 80 MINUTES AFTER SUNSET ON JANUARY 31ST.

RESEARCHERS SNAPPED THE SHOT USING THE ROVER'S MAST CAMERA. Return to index of stories...


STORMWARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP


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CROSSTALK INTO WX-CAM 9 WX EST


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FORECAST-WXWALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

A cool front is teasing Southwest Florida this morning, bringing some of us a taste of slightly cooler, less humid weather. The cool front will eventually move through the area late this weekend, but until then, our weather stays fairly warm and humid.

We've got a big spread in temperatures this morning with the front in close proximity; the Naples area is starting out mild and muggy with temperatures in the upper 60s while locations to the north are starting with temperatures as low as the 50s.

The refreshing feel to the air this morning will be brief. As the front drifts back to the north today, temperatures are set to warm back into the low 80s during the afternoon. We'll likely have some cloudier periods during the day, but the clouds should break up enough to give us partial sunshine at times. Winds will come in from the northeast today from 5-15 mph.

A few passing showers will be possible across Southwest Florida today, but our rain chances will stay relatively low at 30%.

As we head into the weekend, we'll likely start off Saturday morning with some fog and low clouds followed by partly cloudy and warm conditions in the afternoon with highs in the low 80s. Some isolated rain will be possible Saturday evening into Sunday morning as a cold front finally pushes through Southwest Florida, bringing us a drop in humidity along with slightly cooler temperatures by Sunday.

Sunday should end up being a very nice day with plenty of sunshine, lower humidity and highs in the upper 70s.

Our forecast looks pretty delightful to start the week as well. Morning temperatures Monday will be in the mid to upper 50s, and we'll warm back into the upper 70s during the afternoon with a mostly sunny sky.

Temperatures start to rebound by midweek with highs back in the 80s, but another cold front will approach the area Wednesday, potentially giving us another stretch of cooler weather for the second half of next week. Return to index of stories...


BRANOVATIONS LAWSUIT-TRX-OC-VO-OC


THE JURY WILL HEAR TESTIMONY TODAY---AFTER ONE LOCAL BUSINESS CLAIMS THEIR PRODUCT WAS STOLEN.

THE NAPLES COMPANY SAYS THEY CREATED A CAMISOLE IN 2007, THAT SNAPS ON A WOMAN'S BRA TO COVER HER CLEVEAGE.

THE OWNERS SAY THAT *ON-TEL* THE MEGA MILLION DOLLAR COMPANY, ASKED THEM IF THEY COULD SELL THEIR SNAP ON CAMI--

BUT INSTEAD THEY COPIED IT AND CALLED IT SOMETHING ELSE.

THERE WERE SEVERAL ATTEMPTS TO SETTLE, BUT THE TWO SIDES COULDN'T AGREE ON TERMS.

THE JURY HEARD OPENING STATMENTS ON THURSDAY. Return to index of stories...


ACCUSED MOLESTER ALLEGATIONS-OC SS


A SECOND CHILD IS COMING FORWARD. ABOUT A FORT MYERS CHURCH VOLUNTEER.

OFFICERS ARRESTED ROBERT LITTLE, LAST WEEK. AFTER A YOUNG BOY TOLD DEPUTIES HE SEXUALLY ASSAULTED HIM.

LITTLE IS A FORMER COMMUNION VOLUNTEER. AT SAINT FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC CHURCH.

THE ATTORNEY FOR A TEN-YEAR-OLD. SAYS LITTLE WAS VERBALLY INAPPROPRIATE WITH THE CHILD.

IT WAS NOT PHYSICAL.

LITTLE IS OUT ON BOND. AND STILL LIVING IN APARTMENTS OWNED BY THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. ACROSS FROM A SCHOOL.

ABC7 REACHED OUT TO THE DIOCESE. TO SEE WHAT, IF ANYTHING, IS BEING DONE TO MOVE LITTLE, OUT OF CHURCH HOUSING.

THEY SAY, LITTLE HAS RIGHTS UNDER HIS LEASE. Return to index of stories...


SAVE A LOT ROBBERY-VO


DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR TWO ROBBERS.

WHO TARGETED A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER IN A SAVE-A-LOT PARKING LOT.

THEY SAY A PERSON CAME UP TO THEM AS THEY GOT OUT OF THEIR CAR IN LEHIGH ACRES.

TWO MEN TRIED TO SELL THEM GOLD CHAINS.

WHEN THEY REFUSED. THE MEN BLOCKED THEM FROM MOVING.

THE WOMAN THEN HANDED THEM SOME MONEY. BUT THEY DIDN'T STOP.

WITH A KNIFE THEY WALKED THE PAIR INSIDE, DEMANDING THEY GET MORE CASH AT THE ATM.

BOTH SAY IT WAS A TRAUMATIC EXPERIENCE.

NOW SHOPPERS WANT MORE SECURITY IN THE PARKING LOT. Return to index of stories...


CAPE CORAL SMASH & GRAB-TRX-VOTOPS


TAKE A LOOK AT THIS VIDEO --

IT SHOWS A MAN BARGING INTO AN APPLIANCE STORE IN LEE COUNTY --

AND STEALING A HUGE FLAT SCREEN TELEVISION!

HE TRIES TO UNTANGLE A BUNCH OF CORDS -- GRABS THE TV -- AND DARTS OFF.

AND THE SAME THING HAPPENED AT ANOTHER STORE --

THIS ONE IN CAPE CORAL.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION --

CALL CRIMESTOPPERS

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SULLIVAN RECOUNT-VO


FORMER CAPE CORAL MAYOR JOHN SULLIVAN---

STILL NOT READY TO THROW IN THE TOWEL---

AFTER RE-COUNTING BALLOTS THIS WEEK.

SULLIVAN LOST TO CURRENT MAYOR MARNI SAWICKI BY 121 VOTES.

HE'S NOT CONVINCED SAWICKI SHOULD BE MAYOR.

SULLIVAN HINTED THAT IF HE DECIDES TO MOVE FORWARD. THE CASE WILL INCLUDE SOMETHING MUCH LARGER.

SAWICKI DENIES THE ELECTION WAS RIGGED.

THE TRIAL OF SULLIVAN VERSUS SAWICKI AND THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS STARTS NEXT WEDNESDAY. Return to index of stories...


SGT WILSON ROAD-OC-SS-VO


PART OF A CHARLOTTE COUNTY ROAD. NOW HONORS A BELOVED SERGEANT, FATHER AND HUSBAND.

SERGEANT MICHAEL WILSON. WAS KILLED SIX MONTHS AGO. RESPONDING TO A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CALL.

HIS FAMILY TOOK THIS PICTURE. FROM THE SIGN ON VETERANS BOULEVARD. NEAR THE APARTMENT COMPLEX WHERE HE WAS SHOT.

SHERIFF BILL PRUMMELL. HOPES WHEN PEOPLE DRIVE BY. THEY'LL REMEMBER THE SACRIFICES THAT PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYEES LIKE SERGEANT WILSON MAKE. Return to index of stories...


LIGHTING DETECTION-VO


FORT MYERS CITY PARKS ARE ABOUT TO GET A LOT SAFER DURING STORMS.

CREWS INSTALLED THREE NEW WEATHERBUG LIGHTNING DETECTION DEVICES.

NOW WORK IS BEING DONE TO PUT THEM ONLINE.

THEY'RE GOING IN AT GOLFVIEW POOL, THE STARS COMPLEX AND THE SAM FLEISHMAN COMPLEX.

CITY COUNCIL BOUGHT THE THREE SYSTEMS FOR 21-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN DECEMBER.

THEY WILL BE UP AND RUNNING BY NEXT THURSDAY. Return to index of stories...


FL TRACKS AND TRAILS-TRX-VOTOPS


A NEW OUTDOOR ADVENTURE PARK. IS COMING TO SOUTHWEST FLORIDA!

FLORIDA TRACKS AND TRAILS. IS BEING BUILT RIGHT NOW ON BERMONT ROAD.

AND ON THE ONE-THOUSAND ACRES YOU WILL FIND:

MOTOCROSS TRACKS,

ATV TRAILS,

2 ZIPLINES,

A RECREATION LAKE,

RV RESORT,

AND A 15-THOUSAND SEAT AMPITHEATRE.

CONSTRUCTION IS JUST GETTING STARTED.

BEST PART. 200 NEW JOBS.

THE FIRST PHASE WILL BE FINISHED BY THE END OF THE YEAR. Return to index of stories...


TEASE THREE-2-SHOT


CELEBRITIES ARE TRYING TO SHOW THAT THEY ARE REALLY PEOPLE.

BY GOING MAKE-UP FREE IN VANITY FAIR'S 20TH ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD ISSUE

WE'LL SHOW YOU WHAT STARS DECIDED YOU JUMP ON BOARD. Return to index of stories...


TZ2 A MAKE UP FREE SHOOT-VO-WIPE


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SCARJO, KATE WINSLET, JULIA ROBERTS & OPRAH GO MAK


THE PHRASE "AS YOU'VE NEVER SEEN THEM BEFORE"

CELEBRITIES DECIDE TO GO MAKE-UP FREE IN VANITY FAIR'S 20TH ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD ISSUE.

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT JULIA ROBERTS, SCARLETT JOHANSSON, OPRAH WINFREY, AND KATE WINSLET

SARAH HAINES HAS THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


SCARJO, KATE WINSLET, JULIA ROBERTS & OPRAH GO MAK


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TEASE FOUR-2-SHOT


A BIG CASE IN JACKSONVILLE CONTINUES WITH OPENING ARGUMENTS TODAY.

MICHAEL DUNN IS ACCUSED OF GUNNING DOWN JORDAN DAVIS. AT A GAS STATION IN NOVEMBER 2012.

THEY ARGUED, OVER LOUD MUSIC.

WE HAVE THE LATEST ON THIS CASE.

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TZ4 A LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-VO-WIPE


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TZ4 B DAD'S PLEA GETS FACEBOOK ACCESS-SOTVOTOPS


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TZ4 C DIARRHEA DEFENSE-VOTOPS


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CROSSTALK WX TEASE-2SH-WX GFX


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NEWS AT 9:00 OPEN-CLIP


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NY STOCK EXCHANGE OPEN-SAT 3 TOPS


ABC SEVEN IS LIVE AT THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.

THINGS ARE LOOKING UP ON WALL STREET.

STOCKS HAD THEIR BEST DAY OF THE YEAR, ON THURSDAY.

UNEMPLOYMENT FELL.

THE DOW JUMPED 188 POINTS.

NASDAQ AND S&P ALSO WENT UP.

THIS MORNING.

FUTURES POINT TO MORE GAINS. Return to index of stories...


TS1) MOTORCYLIST DIED MIDPOINT BRIDGE-VOTOPS


ABC SEVEN IS LEARNING.

THE MAN INVOLVED IN A MOTORCYCLE CRASH WEDNESDAY, HAS DIED.

LEE MEMORIAL TELL US RUSTIN DAY DIED THURSDAY.

THIS WAS THE SCENE WEDNESDAY MORNING, ON THE MIDPOINT BRIDGE.

POLICE SAY THE 25 YEAR OLD. SLAMMED INTO A CAR ON THE BRIDGE.

OFFICERS BELIEVE SPEEDING AND DRUGS OR ALCOHOL, WERE FACTORS IN THIS CRASH. Return to index of stories...


TS2) STORAGE UNIT LIVING ARREST-VOTOPS


WENDI HORNE ORR IS IN JAIL ON 75-HUNDRED DOLLARS BOND.

DEPUTIES SAY HORNE WAS ASLEEP INSIDE. NEXT TO BOTTLES OF BOOZE.

HER SON WAS FOUND SCREAMING FOR HELP WITH NO POWER OR RUNNING WATER.

THE LITTLE BOY IS NOW WITH D-C-F.

HIS GRANDFATHER WILL NOW PUSH TO GET CUSTODY.

COUNT ON ABC SEVEN TO BRING YOU THE LATEST DEVELOPMENT IN THIS CASE. Return to index of stories...


TS3) CHARLES NAVE-SS-VOTOPS


TODAY'S THE DEADLINE FOR THIS MAN TO TURN HIMSELF INTO U-S MARSHALLS.

CHARLES NAVE IS CONVICTED OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.

HE HAS UNTIL THE END OF THE DAY TO TURN HIMSELF IN. TO SERVE HIS PRISON SENTENCE.

ACCORDING TO A PLEA AGREEMENT, NAVE KNOWINGLY DISTRIBUTED CHILD PORNOGRAPHY OVER THE INTERNET TO AN UNDERCOVER AGENT.

HE WAS SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS. Return to index of stories...


SHOOTING-TRX-OC-SS


JUST INTO OUR NEWSROOM.

AN EARLY MORNING SHOOTING LANDS THREE PEOPLE IN THE HOSPITAL.

AND NOW POLICE NEED YOUR HELP TRACKING DOWN THE SUSPECTED SHOOTER.

IT HAPPENED AT THE INTERSECTION OF STATE ROAD 82 AND FORUM BOULEVARD.

CORY JACKSON, JAVARIS MURRAY AND BRANDAN CONNER--

WERE TRAVELING WESTBOUND WHEN A CAR PULLED UP NEXT TO THEM AND OPENED FIRE.

THE VICTIM'S VEHICLE WAS HIT SEVERAL TIMES, BUT THEY WERE ABLE TO DRIVE TO THE HOSPITAL.

JACKSON WAS CRITICALLY INJURED, BUT IS IN STABLE CONDITION.

MURRY SUFFERED A NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURY AND CONNER WAS UNHARMED.

THE SUSPECTS CAR IS DESCRIBED AS A GRAY FOUR DOOR TOYOTA WITH DARK TINTED WINDOWS.

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION YOUR ASKED TO CALL F-M-P-D. Return to index of stories...


LOUD MUSIC TRIAL-TRX-VO


OPENING STATEMENTS ARE HAPPENING. IN WHAT'S BECOME ONE OF THE MOST HIGH-PROFILE CASES. IN JACKSONVILLE HISTORY.

MICHAEL DUNN IS ACCUSED OF GUNNING DOWN JORDAN DAVIS. AT A GAS STATION IN NOVEMBER 2012.

THEY ARGUED, OVER LOUD MUSIC.

THE CASE SPARKED NATIONWIDE DEBATE. OVER GUN RIGHTS, RACE RELATIONS AND PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.

DUNN PLEADED NOT GUILTY.

HIS ATTORNEY TOLD THE JURY. DUNN FELT THREATENED AND FIRED IN SELF-DEFENSE. Return to index of stories...


CUFFS RESCUE CAUGHT ON TAPE-2-SHOT


NOW TO THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FIREFIGHTER WHO WAS PUT IN HANDCUFFS BY

POLICE WHILE TRYING TO HELP VICTIMS OF A CAR CRASH.

THE BIZARRE INCIDENT, CAPTURED ON CAMERA.

MANY WONDERING HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN.

ABC'S RYAN OWENS HAS THE STORY. Return to index of stories...


CUFFS RESCUE CAUGHT ON TAPE-PKG


SOT Dispatch tape: "I don't have time for a cell phone-this is ridiculous"

A firefighter in the back of police cruiser. How'd he end up in handcuffs?

He says just doing his job---stopping to rescue two people in a flipped car

on a California interstate. His firefighting colleagues can't believe it.

SOT more tape: "We're in the middle of patient care with patients on the

freeway and we're trying to protect our scene. And they're putting him in

handcuffs at this time and walking him away."

12 year veteran Jacob Gregoire parked his fire engine so it blocked traffic

on Interstate 805 near San Diego--making sure no cars came close to the

flipped one or to the ambulance the driver and passenger were being loaded

into. As their radio traffic makes clear, the California Highway Patrol

wanted him to move his truck.

SOT Police Radio: "Everything's in the median, fire blocking for no reason

here. One and two lanes, we're trying to get them to move right now."

The firefighter refused--and spent a half hour in the back of that police

cruiser---when he says he should have been helping the injured.

Gregoire was never actually arrested and was released.but his boss, the

fire chief, remains outraged.

SOT Dave Hanneman, Chula Vista Fire Chief

"My engineer followed protocol and did exactly what he was supposed to do.

The fire chief met with the head of the highway patrol and the two released

this statement making nice with each other:

GFX:

"Both of our agencies have the utmost respect for each other and our

respective missions. This was an isolated incident."

An incident some believe has caused a rift between the rescuers we all

depend on in an emergency. Return to index of stories...


AARON HERNANDEZ COURT-TRX-VO


FORMER NFL STAR AARON HERNANDEZ WILL BE IN COURT TODAY. ON A MURDER CHARGE FOR THE DEATH OF ODIN LLOYD.

PROSECUTORS WANT RECORDINGS OF HERNANDEZ'S JAILHOUSE PHONE CALLS.

THEY SAY HE MADE "CODED MESSAGES" ABOUT THE CASE AND DISCUSSED HIS BELIEF ABOUT HIS CRIMINAL LIABILITY.

PROSECUTORS ALSO WANT TO TURN OVER RECORDS OF VISITS RELATED TO HERNANDEZ'S JAILHOUSE VISITORS.

HERNANDEZ HAS PLEADED NOT GUILTY.

LLOYD WAS DATING THE SISTER OF HERNANDEZ'S FIANCEE. Return to index of stories...


DAD'S PLEA GETS FACEBOOK ACCESS-OC-SOTVO


IT ALL STARTED WITH A FATHER'S PLEA. ON YOUTUBE. TO FACEBOOK.

MY son passed away on A January 28, 2012 and we can't access his Facebook account.

HIS DAD WANTED TO ACTIVATE HIS SON'S FACEBOOK ACCOUNT. TO SEE HIS NEW LOOKBACK VIDEO.

21 YEAR OLD. JESSE BERLIN. WAS AN ASPIRING MUSICIAN.

HE PASSED AWAY IN HIS SLEEP.

THE CAUSE OF DEATH RULED INCONCLUSIVE. Return to index of stories...


DAD'S PLEA GETS FACEBOOK ACCESS-SOTVO


I sent out a couple of emails, I didn't get a response and I thought, you know I'll just make a video.

THAT YOUTUBE VIDEO WENT VIRAL. WITH OVER A MILLION VIEWS.

A NEW YORK TV STATION, CONTACTED FACEBOOK.

THE COMPANY CALLED BERLIN. TO TELL HIM HE WOULD BE GIVEN ACCESS JESSE'S ACCOUNT.

AND A VIDEO WILL BE READY, IN JUST A FEW DAYS. Return to index of stories...


SELFIE WITH CADAVER-OC SS


A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT MIGHT FACE A *STIFF PENALTY FOR A SELFIE. SHE POSTED ON INSTAGRAM.

THE STUDENT WAS ON A FIELD TRIP TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM TOURING THE ORGAN DONOR PROGRAM.

THAT'S WHERESHE SNAPPED A PICTURE. WITH A DEAD BODY.

PHONES AND PHOTOGRAPHY ARE BANNED IN THE LAB.

CADAVERS' FACES ARE SUPPOSED TO STAY COVERED.

SHE BROKE BOTH RULES.

THE PICTURE IS NO LONGER ON INSTAGRAM. Return to index of stories...


ADULT PARTY AT CHILDREN'S PLACE-VO


IT'S A PLACE WHERE CHILDREN COME TO PLAY.

BUT OVER THE WEEKEND --

ONE KRAZY KIDZ CHILDREN'S PARTY CENTER. TURNED INTO A LATE-NIGHT ADULT PAJAMA PARTY.

IN MEDFORD NEW YORK. THS SPACE WAS RENTED FOR A PARTY OF BODY PAINTING. JELLO WRESTLING AND PILLOW FIGHTS.

THEN PHOTOS STARTED SURFACING ON SOCIAL MEDIA. APPARENTY SOME WERE NUDE. Return to index of stories...


ADULT PARTY AT CHILDREN'S PLACE-SOT(2)VO


"That's not how you generate extra money. That's a kids' place, and they had an adult, nude sleep over."

"It's privately owned, so I don't think that you can really tell them how they can use their facility. I don't agree with it."

THE VENUE APOLOGIZED ON FACEBOOK FOR AN "OBVIOUS LACK OF JUDGEMENT."

IT SAID IT WOULD CLOSE FOR ADDITIONAL CLEANING AND SANITIZING. Return to index of stories...


DIARRHEA DEFENSE-VO


A 92-YEAR-OLD WOMAN. IS CHARGED WITH FLEEING THE SCENE. OF A HIT AND RUN.

WHEN POLICE CAUGHT UP WITH HER.

THE EXCUSE CAUGHT THEM OFF GUARD.

PERSIS DRAPER. SAYS A CASE OF DIARRHEA. PREVENTED HER FROM STAYING AT THE SCENE.

ONCE HOME, SO UPSET, *INSTEAD OF CALLING 911. SHE SAYS SHE TOOK A SLEEPING PILL. AND WOKE UP TO THE SOUND OF DEPUTIES KNOCKING AT HER DOOR."

THE VICTIM SAYS SHE'S THANKFUL FOR A WITNESS, WHO HELPED POLICE TRACK HER DOWN. Return to index of stories...


DIARRHEA DEFENSE-SOTVO


"And they gave the plate number to cops, and she was arrested."

"This angel -- you don't know who they are."

"I don't, no."

"Thank you so much, obviously this woman should not be driving anymore."

IN ADDITION TO THE LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT---

DRAPER IS CHARGED WITH NOT YIELDING TO A PEDESTRIAN IN A CROSSWALK. AND NOT CONTROLLING HER SPEED. Return to index of stories...


CONTROVERSIAL SIGN-CLIP SOTVO


"I can't even describe the anger of not only me, but of all the families."

A LAS VEGAS BAR. SAYS IT'S JUST A JOKE.

THE SIGN OUTSIDE THE "BLIND TIGER'S BAR" READS:

BRONCOS COULDN'T BEAT THE SICK KIDS AT ST. JUDES.

THEY'RE MAKING FUN OF THE BRONCOS, FOR THE SUPER BOWL.

BUT THE BAR APOLOGIZED AND ADMITTED IT WAS BAD TASTE.

AND FROM NOW ON, THEY'LL BE MORE SENSITIVE. Return to index of stories...


SLEEP WALKING UNDIES MAN-TRX-VOTOPS


YOU DON'T SEE THIS EVERYDAY.

A LIFE-LIKE STATUE SCULPTURE. OF A MAN WALKING IN HIS UNDERWEAR.

IT'S CALLED "SLEEPWALKER"

IT'S PART OF A NEW ART EXHIBIT. AT WELLESLEY COLLEGE IN MASSACHUSETTS.

ABOUT A HUNDRED STUDENTS. SIGNED A PETITION TO REMOVE IT. SAYING ITS TRIGGERING THOUGHTS REGARDING SEXUAL ASSAULT. Return to index of stories...


SLEEP WALKING UNDIES MAN-SOTVO


If we can't put clothes on it, I'd like it to be moved.

ARTIST TONY MATELLI. NEVER IMAGINED HIS SCULPTURE. WOULD LEAVE SOME PEOPLE FREAKED OUT.

IT WAS DESIGNED TO BE OUTSIDE.

AND THE POINT OF THE SCULPTURE. IS THAT HE IS OUT OF PLACE. THAT HE'S WANDERED OFF AND HE'S LOST. Return to index of stories...


PHOTOG ALMOST HIT-TRX-VOTOPS


A NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER IN CENTRAL TEXAS ALMOST FOUND HIMSELF BECOMING THE STORY.

HE SET UP AT THE BOTTOM OF A SLICK INTERSECTION WERE A LOT OF ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED.

BEFORE HE KNEW IT - A CAR LOST CONTROL AND CAME BARRELING RIGHT AT HIM.

BOTH THE PHOTOGRAPHER AND THE DRIVER WERE NOT HURT. Return to index of stories...


NAPLES NEWSMAKER-2 SHOT


IT'S THE LOW DOWN ON WHAT'S HAPPENING IN SWFL.

EVERY SUNDAY MORNING ON ABC 7. IT'S NAPLES DAILY NEWSMAKERS.

THIS WEEK..WHAT'S NEXT FOR GARY PRICE AFTER HE LEAVES NAPLES CITY COUNCIL.

HERE'S HOST JEFF LYTLE WITH A PREVEIW Return to index of stories...


NAPLES NEWSMAKER-PKG


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ECIGS LATEST-TRX-VOTOPS


THE STATE IS CONSIDERING LEGISLATION. TO BAN THE SALE OF E-CIGARETTES. TO ANYONE YOUNGER THAN 18.

IT PASSED A THIRD SENATE COMMITTEE THURSDAY.

THE BILL ALSO PROHIBITS, NICOTINE DESPENSING DEVICES.

THE HOUSE DELAYED THE BILL, EARLIER THIS WEEK. Return to index of stories...


TEASE FIVE-2-SHOT


IT'S HARD TO BELIEVE JAY LENO'S RUN AS HOST OF "THE TONIGHT SHOW" HAS COME TO AN END.

IT WAS A 22 YEAR RUN.

WE HAVE A PREVIEW OF HIS HIS FINALE, FILLED WITH MANY SURPRISES AND EMOTION. Return to index of stories...


TZ 5 A SAYING GOODBYE TO JAY LENO-VO-WIPE


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TZ5 B INSIDE SOCHI'S HOTTEST SPOTS AT THE OLYMPICS


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WEATHER TEASE-WX ID


WEATHER IS COMING UP. Return to index of stories...


SAYING GOODBYE TO JAY LENO-2-SHOT


JAY LENO'S RUN AS HOST OF "THE TONIGHT SHOW" ENDED THURSDAY NIGHT.

HIS FINALE WAS PACKED FULL OF SURPRISES AND EMOTION.

STEPHANIE STANTON HAS THIS STORY. Return to index of stories...


SAYING GOODBYE TO JAY LENO-PKG


NATS

LENO'S FINAL SHOW KICKED OFF WITH SOME CAREER ADVICE FROM JAY'S CELEBRITY FRIENDS AND FORMER GUESTS INCLUDING MATT DAMON, CHARLIE SHEEN, AND EVEN PRESIDENT OBAMA.

"I've decided to make you our new ambassador for Antarctica. Hope you've got a warm coat funny man."

NEXT, JAY'S VERY FIRST GUEST FROM 1992. BILLY CRYSTAL LED A MUSICAL TRIBUTE WITH SOME FAMOUS FACES SINGING AN ODE TO LENO.

"If you were me, you'd buy them all a care."

AND MORE MUSIC FROM COUNTRY SINGER GARTH BROOKS WHO IS ONE OF LENO'S FAVORITE ARTISTS.

"Love you to death."

AFTERWARD OUTSIDE, BROOKS STOPPED TO TALK TO FANS ABOUT THE FINALE.

"I was really proud of him. I think I would have bawled like a baby if I was him."

AND IN THE END, JAY DID BREAKDOWN AS HE THANKED HIS FANS AND HIS STAFF.

"This has been the greatest 22 years of my life."

GIVING A SEND OFF FROM HIS PREDECESSOR, THE LATE JOHNNY CARSON.

"And he said, I bid you all a heartfelt goodnight" Return to index of stories...


STORM WARN GENERIC CLIP-CLIP


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CROSSTALK-CAM 9 WX EST


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FORECAST-WX WALL


THIS WEATHERCAST HAS BEEN PREPARED BY THE ABC7 WEATHER STAFF.

IT IS NOT A VERBATIM OF WHAT IS BEING SAID, BUT IS THE FORECAST FOR OUR AREA.

A cool front is teasing Southwest Florida this morning, bringing some of us a taste of slightly cooler, less humid weather. The cool front will eventually move through the area late this weekend, but until then, our weather stays fairly warm and humid.

We've got a big spread in temperatures this morning with the front in close proximity; the Naples area is starting out mild and muggy with temperatures in the upper 60s while locations to the north are starting with temperatures as low as the 50s.

The refreshing feel to the air this morning will be brief. As the front drifts back to the north today, temperatures are set to warm back into the low 80s during the afternoon. We'll likely have some cloudier periods during the day, but the clouds should break up enough to give us partial sunshine at times. Winds will come in from the northeast today from 5-15 mph.

A few passing showers will be possible across Southwest Florida today, but our rain chances will stay relatively low at 30%.

As we head into the weekend, we'll likely start off Saturday morning with some fog and low clouds followed by partly cloudy and warm conditions in the afternoon with highs in the low 80s. Some isolated rain will be possible Saturday evening into Sunday morning as a cold front finally pushes through Southwest Florida, bringing us a drop in humidity along with slightly cooler temperatures by Sunday.

Sunday should end up being a very nice day with plenty of sunshine, lower humidity and highs in the upper 70s.

Our forecast looks pretty delightful to start the week as well. Morning temperatures Monday will be in the mid to upper 50s, and we'll warm back into the upper 70s during the afternoon with a mostly sunny sky.

Temperatures start to rebound by midweek with highs back in the 80s, but another cold front will approach the area Wednesday, potentially giving us another stretch of cooler weather for the second half of next week. Return to index of stories...


INSIDE SOCHI'S HOTTEST SPOTS AT THE OLYMPICS-2-SHO


THERE ARE SO MANY SITES TO SEE. IN SOCHI, RUSSIA.

GREAT PLACES LIKE FAMOUS BATH HOUSES, NIGHTCLUBS, AND A CARNIVAL NEAR THE BLACK SEA.

AMY ROBACH SHOWS US HER JOURNEY TO SOCHI. AND SOME OF THE BEST SPOTS. Return to index of stories...


INSIDE SOCHI'S HOTTEST SPOTS AT THE OLYMPICS-PKG


Nats Amy waving goodbye at JFK, walks on plane

TRACK 1

MY JOURNEY TO SOCHI

Amy "round 2!" walks on plane

TRACK 2

A LABOR OF LOVE 5 CITIES4 AIRPORTS TRAVELING 6,426 MILES OVER 30 HOURS

TRACK 3

I EVEN CELEBRATED MY BIRTHDAY DURING MY LAYOVER IN FRANKFURT - MY LOVING

FAMILY BACK HOME SINGING TO ME OVER THE PHONE

Amy on the ground in Frankfurt "We left the airport and we're walking the

streets shopping, duty free of course, seeing a city I've never seen before,

a nice little detour before we get to Sochi - last taste of semi-western

food, get our fill of croissants and coffee and then we'll see what Russian

food is really like soon enough - filling up right now on the sights and

sounds of Frankfurt"

TRACK 4

AND THEN THE FINAL FLIGHT

Amy "Looks like we're making it!!"

TRACK 5

AND AFTER A DRIVE ON THE NOW INFAMOUS 8 BILLION DOLLAR HIGHWAY -

Nats "Welcome to Sochi!!" -

TRACK 6

SO WHAT SHOULD YOU DO ONCE YOU'RE *IN* SOCHI?

TRACK 7

HEAD STRAIGHT TO THE FAMOUS BATH HOUSES - OR BANYAS - TO RELAX WITH A HONEY

MASSAGE? RINSE IT OFF WITH A BUCKET OF COLD WATER AND HOP DIRECTLY INTO A

TINY HOT TUB, MADE FOR ONE

TRACK 8

HUNGRY? HEAD TO A RESTAURANT FOR RUSSIA'S INFAMOUS KABABS AND KHACHIPURI -

TRADITIONAL FEAST BREADS

TRACK 9

BUUUUT IF THAT'S NOT YOUR STYLE - YOU CAN ALWAYS HEAD TO THIS WALK-UP

MCDONALDS

TRACK 10

NIGHT CLUBS ARE ALWAYS POPULAR, BUT THE OPEN AIR MARKETS ARE MORE MY SCENE

Nat Amy at the market - Return to index of stories...


IRS SMARTPHONE APP-VO


TAX SEASON IS IN HIGH GEAR!

THE I-R-S IS MAKING IT EASIER.

THERE'S AN APP TO HELP

IT'S REDESIGNED, WITH A TOOL THAT TRACKS THE STATUS OF YOUR REFUND CHECK.

IT WORKS ON BOTH APPLE AND ANDROIDS.

YOU CAN FOLLOW YOUR COMPLETED TAX RETURN, FROM START TO FINISH. Return to index of stories...


WALMART TABLET TRADE IN-VO


IF YOU'RE WAITING ON YOUR TAX REFUND TO BUY A SMARTPHONE OR TABLET, WALMART HAS A NEW TRADE-IN DEAL.

THE GIANT RETAILER IS ROLLING BACK THE PRICE ON THE APPLE I-PAD 2 WITH WI FI FROM 399 DOLLARS TO 299 DOLLARS FOR THE NEXT 30 DAYS.

THEY'RE ALSO GUARANTEEING AT LEAST A 100-DOLLAR TRADE-IN VALUE ON YOUR OLD I-PAD TOWARD ANY NEW APPLE I-PAD.

IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A NEW PHONE---

WALMART IS ALSO OFFERING DEALS ON NEW IPHONES AND SAMSUNG GALAXY DEVICES. Return to index of stories...


MEN EXPECT MORE ON VDAY-VO


WHEN IT COMES TO GIFT GIVING THIS VALENTINE'S DAY.

THERE ARE SOME SURPRISING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN.

MEN EXPECT NEARLY 230 DOLLARS TO BE SPENT ON THEM---

WOMEN ONLY EXPECT JUST 196 DOLLARS.

HOWEVER, WOMEN PLAN ON SPENDING ONLY ABOUT 71 DOLLARS.

WHILE MEN PLAN ON SPENDING ABOUT 98. Return to index of stories...


TEASE SIX-2-SHOT


WILL JUSTIN BIEBER FACE FELONY VANDALISM CHARGES?

INVESTIGATORS HAVE PRESENTED EVIDENCE TO PROSECUTORS.

WE HAVE THE LATEST ON THIS CASE.

OPRAH IS COMING BACK TO THE STAGE.

MAYBE.

WE'LL TELL WHERE AND WHEN THIS COULD HAPPEN. Return to index of stories...


TZ5 A OPRAH BROADWAY-VO


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FINAL CHECK OF STOCKS-SAT 3 FULL


AND HERE'S A FINAL CHECK OF THE MARKETS THIS MORNING-- Return to index of stories...


HOFFMAN FUNERAL-VO


PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN'S FUNERAL. IS THIS AFTERNOON.

ONLY RELATIVES AND CLOSE FRIENDS. WILL BE THERE.

A WAKE WAS YESTERDAY, AT A MANHATTAN FUNERAL HOME.

HE WAS FOUND DEAD ON SUNDAY. OF AN APPARENT DRUG OVERDOSE.

A LARGER MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE LATER THIS MONTH. Return to index of stories...


BIEBER FELONY VANDALISM CHARGE-VO


INVESTIGATORS HAVE PRESENTED EVIDENCE TO PROSECUTORS FOR A POSSIBLE FELONY VANDALISM CASE AGAINST JUSTIN BIEBER.

THE POP STAR HAS BEEN UNDER INVESTIGATION SINCE EGGS WERE THROWN AT HIS NEIGHBOR'S HOME LAST MONTH.

THE INCIDENT CAUSED 20 THOUSAND DOLLARS IN DAMAGE.

DETECTIVES SEARCHED BIEBER'S HOME LOOKING FOR SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE AND OTHER EVIDENCE.

IF PROSECUTORS DECIDE TO MOVE FORWARD, IT COULD RESULT IN BIEBER'S MOST SERIOUS CRIMINAL CHARGES. Return to index of stories...


OPRAH BROADWAY-VO


OPRAH IS HEADING TO THE STAGE.

THE NEW YORK TIMES REPORTS THE T-V QUEEN. IS IN TALKS TO STAR IN A REVIVAL OF THE OFF BROADWAY PLAY. "NIGHT, MOTHER."

OPRAH WILL BE A MOM. TRYING TO STOP HER DAUGHTER, FROM KILLING HERSELF.

TONY WINNER. GEORGE C. WOLFE. WOULD HEAD UP THE SHOW, IN THE 2015-16 BROADWAY SEASON.

THE PLAY ORIGINALLY PREMIERED ON BROADWAY IN 1983. AND WAS REVIVED IN 20-04. Return to index of stories...


ROSIE ON THE VIEW-2SH SS


IT'S FRIDAY. BUT THERE'S ANOTHER REASON TO CELEBRATE TODAY.

YOU'RE GOING TO WANT TO KEEP IT HERE ON ABC-7. BECAUSE IT'S GOING TO BE AN EXTRA ENTERTAINING DAY. ON THE VIEW.

ROSIE O'DONNELL. IS RETURNING TO THE SHOW. JOINING WHOOPI, BARBARA, SHERRI AND JENNY.

IT WILL BE HER FIRST TIME BACK SINCE HOSTING FROM 2006 - 2007.

IT STARTS AT 11 AM. RIGHT HERE ON ABC-7. Return to index of stories...


TOP STORIES OPEN-CLIPTOPS


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TS1) MOTORCYLIST DIED MIDPOINT BRIDGE-VOTOPS


ABC SEVEN IS LEARNING.

THE MAN INVOLVED IN A MOTORCYCLE CRASH WEDNESDAY, HAS DIED.

LEE MEMORIAL TELL US RUSTIN DAY DIED THURSDAY.

THIS WAS THE SCENE WEDNESDAY MORNING, ON THE MIDPOINT BRIDGE.

POLICE SAY THE 25 YEAR OLD. SLAMMED INTO A CAR ON THE BRIDGE.

OFFICERS BELIEVE SPEEDING AND DRUGS OR ALCOHOL, WERE FACTORS IN THIS CRASH. Return to index of stories...


TS2) STORAGE UNIT LIVING ARREST-VOTOPS


WENDI HORNE ORR IS IN JAIL ON 75-HUNDRED DOLLARS BOND.

DEPUTIES SAY HORNE WAS ASLEEP INSIDE. NEXT TO BOTTLES OF BOOZE.

HER SON WAS FOUND SCREAMING FOR HELP WITH NO POWER OR RUNNING WATER.

THE LITTLE BOY IS NOW WITH D-C-F.

HIS GRANDFATHER WILL NOW PUSH TO GET CUSTODY.

COUNT ON ABC SEVEN TO BRING YOU THE LATEST DEVELOPMENT IN THIS CASE. Return to index of stories...


TS3) CHARLES NAVE-SS-VOTOPS


TODAY'S THE DEADLINE FOR THIS MAN TO TURN HIMSELF INTO U-S MARSHALLS.

CHARLES NAVE IS CONVICTED OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.

HE HAS UNTIL THE END OF THE DAY. TO TURN HIMSELF IN. TO SERVE HIS PRISON SENTENCE.

ACCORDING TO A PLEA AGREEMENT, NAVE KNOWINGLY DISTRIBUTED CHILD PORNOGRAPHY OVER THE INTERNET TO AN UNDERCOVER AGENT.

HE WAS SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS. Return to index of stories...


CLOSE-2SH-AWS ANI


AD LIB GOODBYE

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JOIN US FOR ABC 7 NEWS AT 5, RIGHT AFTER ELLEN.

REMEMBER YOU CAN GET ALL OF THE DAY'S TOP STORIES, BREAKING NEWS AND YOUR PRECISION FORECAST ON ABC DASH SEVEN DOT COM. Return to index of stories...